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for sliming sarah palin. so you have this versus this versus this. >> on thursday night, when we discovered the account he gave the fbi was different than what he told us, we realized we had been misled and it was a mistake to include him in our report. >> i wanted to take this opportunity to say sorry to mrs. palin and to also offer an unreserved apology to her friends and family. >> we'll examine how the network handles these very different screw-ups and how that affects their credibility. >>> a magazine says michelle obama is a feminist nightmare because the first lady is avoiding political battles and spending time with her kids. where does politico get off, anyway? katie couric becoming a global anchor for yahoo! can a website really compete with tv news? and a commentator goes public in describing how she found jesus and became a devout christian, stunning her left-wing friends. a stunning conversation with kirsten powers. i'm howard kurtz, and this is "media buzz." it was as big as any mistake in the history of "60 minutes" based on the bogus account of a security contractor who who
controversial names in politics jumping in on martin bashir's resignation after his comments about sarah palin. he's out. our panel weighs in. [ coughs, sneezes ] i have a big meeting when we land, but i am so stuffed up, i can't rest. [ male announcer ] nyquil cold and flu liquid gels don't unstuff your nose. they don't? alka seltzer plus night fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a decongestant. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. [ inhales deeply ] every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. [ male announc ] your eyes. even at a distance of 10 mis... the length 146 football fields... they can see the light of a single candle. your eyes are amazing. look after them with centrum silver. multivitamins with lutein and vitamins a, c, and e
performing a lewd act involving defecation and sarah palin. >> go ahead and say it. >> he apologized. i don't want to have to apologize and take a leave of absence. he resigned. thoughts around the table? should he have? >> i think so. they gave him an alternative. like, hey, you can choose. you're going to be fired, which is what should have happened to begin with, or you can do the walk of shame out the back door. maybe they thing that will help him look good, redeem himself in the eyes of the public so he can get a job at al jazeera. >> is he a syrian? >> i don't know. what does that have to do can anything? >> i wondered if that was his nephew or something. >> you mean like bashar al assad? >> bashar, bashir? >> he stayed on the air after that. >> i think that was the problem. they were probably in meetings going, what could be worse than what he said? they couldn't come up with anything. >> no one came up with it. >> it was not just that it was him and a well-produced comment. it was produced. >> what do you have in your hand? >> i called the governor for comment. she said rather than
-up over at msnbc after vile comments about governor sarah palin. those new developments coming up on "the five." ♪ i want to hold your hand ♪ i wanna hold your hand >>> yesterday a federal judge cleared the way for the city of detroit to file for bankruptcy, a monumental fall for one of america's largest cities, but a detroit bankruptcy may be the only thing that actually saves detroit. it's a city that was being strangled by debt, $18 billion worth, and much more on the way thanks to greedy unions, bloated salaries, massive pensions. redistribution with the business model for detroit, and redistribution along with a whole lot of union support destroyed a once global manufacturing powerhouse. there's a major cultural problem there, too. listen to this smart young african-american rapper get to the root of the problem, and he's got a pretty darn good solution to fix it, too. >> basically all it is is drugs and poverty. i mean, every kid has his own decisions. like kids may say i ended up here just because of the neighborhood i live in. it's your choice whether you want to make it or yo
comments about sarah palin. bashir was outraged when palin compared america's foreign debt to slavery. so he went on his msnbc show, explained his point of view and then went a step too far, he suggested that she deserved a vulgar punishment. bashir later apologized on air, but apparently it wasn't enough. he resigned this week after meeting with the head of the cable channel. what can we learn from this mess? joining me from tampa, tv critic for ncr and journalism professor at american university. jane, i would like to ask that question to you first. what can we learn from an incident like martin bashir. >> what a premium there is an controversy. it was a vile punishment. it was a produced piece so it was planned. msnbc if he had not left that -- depiction of a woman as they did about anti-gay homophobic remarks made by alec baldwin. i think they were really in an uncomfortable position, a lot of women have had a lot of ugly things said about them and on television and otherwise and there's sometimes not the same degree of consequences as there may be for other people. >> do you feel lik
kneale is here with this story. dennis: there was a big outcry when he said ugly things about sarah palin, people were saying what is going to happen? ms nbc find alec baldwin when needed an anti-gay epithets, paula dean, we destroyed her career for using the n word 25 years ago basalt verbally, conservative politician who ran for vice president if you get away with it and bashir had apologized and he went on vacation but then he comes out just with this statement, after asking for permission to take additional time out around thanksgiving, upon further reflection after meeting with the president of ennis nbc contended maris resignation it is nice sincere hope that all of my colleagues at a special network will be allowed to focus on issues that matter without the distraction, will judge comments. praising the audience. understand after the alec baldwin flopped basis than him for only two weeks never mind the we destroyed other people for other words and they canceled its shell after a month on the because it wasn't doing well and alec baldwin was the scene. ashley: the nature of what he
feat? >> he has resigned from msnbc. this is several weeks after he had made comments about sarah palin that many people thought were outright disgusting, that were indefensible. in fact, i can't repeat them on the air. even though he was clever in the way he said it, he was talking about inappropriate behavior about sarah palin. he went away on vacation for a while. he said he took the thanksgiving holiday off, came back, met with the president of msnbc and decided he it to tender his resignation. i'm sure he was under pressure to do so, however, because his comments had become such a distraction, not just for him, but all of msnbc. >> quickly, a reminder, we were talking just this week about alec baldwin first, and now martin bashir. >> that's right. once alec baldwin quit for very different reasons from his show on msnbc last week, people wondered is martin bashir going to leave as well. well, he is. msnbc put out a kind statement, suggesting he wasn't forced out, although it was very uncomfortable there for several weeks because of his remarks. >> brian, thank you very much. a quick
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